Washington 114, Minnesota 101

Boxscore | Recap
Friday, January 25, 2013 7:00 PM
Location - Verizon Center, Washington, District of Columbia
Officials - #78 Scott Bolnick, #16 David Guthrie, #22 Bill Spooner
Attendance - 14095

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Minnesota 25 21 27 28 101
Washington 29 31 31 23 114

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Minnesota 17-23 11-7 6-16 L3
Washington 10-31 7-13 3-18 W1

Recap

Wizards 114, Timberwolves 101: Jordan Crawford scored 19 points off the bench to lead six players in double figures as Washington sent Minnesota to its sixth straight road loss. 

Bradley Beal added 16 points and John Wall and Nene scored 14 apiece for the Wizards, who have won six of nine and four straight at home.

Derrick Williams had 18 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Timberwolves, who have dropped three straight and eight of nine to fall a season-worst six games below .500. 

The Wizards started hot and never trailed as they shot a blistering 57.8 percent from the field (48-for-83) and were 8-for-17 from 3-point range.

Beal scored seven points in a span of 34 seconds to push the lead to 54-42 with 3:15 left in the half, and the Wizards kept Minnesota at a safe distance the rest of the way. 

GAME NOTEBOOK: The teams split the season series for the third consecutive campaign. … Minnesota PG Ricky Rubio played a season-high 31 minutes in his 15th game since returning from a serious knee injury. … Wall made his first start of the season after coming off the bench in his first seven games upon returning from a knee injury.

Top Game Performances

Minnesota   Washington
Derrick Williams 18 Scoring Jordan Crawford 19
Ricky Rubio 6 Assists John Wall 5
Derrick Williams 11 Rebounds Emeka Okafor 8
Andrei Kirilenko 6 Free Throws Made Bradley Beal 2
Luke Ridnour 2 Steals Trevor Ariza 2
Chris Johnson 1 Blocks Bradley Beal 4

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Minnesota 101 44.3 3-14 20-33 27 48 2 8 17
Washington 114 57.8 8-17 10-17 29 35 8 8 16

Upcoming Games

  • Washington will play their next game at home against Chicago. The Wizards have a W/L % of .222 after a win and .250 after a loss.
  • Minnesota will play their next game on the road against Charlotte . The Timberwolves have a W/L % of .389 after a win and .455 after a loss.